Rhododendron 'praevernum'

 
Photo: Rhododendron Species Foundation (ac66-563)

Predominant Flower Color: 

White, Pink 

Flower / Truss Description: 

Campanulate, white, pale to deep pink or pinkish lilac, large purple or crimson blotch. Open topped truss holds 8-15 flowers. 

Bloom Time: 

Very Early to Early 

Foliage Description / Plant Habit: 

Leaves elliptic-oblanceolate, up to 7" long, glabrous. 

Plant Habit: 

Often compact shrub or small tree 

Height in 10 Yrs: 

5 ft 

Cold Hardiness Temperature: 

-10F  (-23C)

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): 

Sub Genus: 

Hymenanthes 

Section: 

Ponticum 

Sub Section: 

Fortunea 

Geographical Origin: 

China (E Sichuan, W Hubei) 

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

 


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